Using Perl 5.8.8
rihad at mail.ru
Thu Jan 21 18:02:54 UTC 2010
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> rihad wrote:
>> Hi, one of the programs I'm using (freeradius' rlm_perl) segfaults
>> with both Perl 5.8.9 and 5.10, only working with 5.8.8. How can I
>> cleanly install Perl 5.8.8 on a fresh system, without mangling the
>> port Makefile? I've tried putting both USE_PERL=5.8.8 and
>> PERL_VERSION=5.8.8 in /etc/make.conf, but "make fetch" still tries to
>> fetch version 5.8.9.
> portdowngrade is what you'ld have to use. However, perl-5.8.8 has known
> security vulnerabilities:
> Would definitely be better to get your program to work with a current
> version of perl.
Thanks for pointing this out. However, portdowngrade doesn't help me much:
# portdowngrade -s:pserver:anoncvs at anoncvs.FreeBSD.org:/home/ncvs
portdowngrade 0.6 by Heiner Eichmann
Please note, that nothing is changed in the ports tree
unless it is explicitly permitted in step 6!
Seeking port lang/perl5.8 ... not found
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